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    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner

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    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." -Virginia Woolf We agree. During this couple's romantic cooking class, you'll receive guided instruction in the kitchen and share a delicious meal with a group of couples prepared by YOU! Bring a nice bottle of wine to enjoy at the end of class to make this a truly romantic night out and a great alternative to the predictable dinner and a movie! You'll make tasty dishes like: Beef Tenderloin Filets with Red Wine and Mushroom Ragout, Grilled Polenta with Parmesan Cheese, Sauteed Chicken Breast Stuffed with Prosciutto, Spinach and Boursin Cheese, Pilaf-Style Long Grain Rice with Garlic and Thyme, and Fallen Chocolate SoufflE Cake with Homemade Whipped Cream! Lickin' your chops yet?
    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Spend a romantic evening out during a couples cooking class
    • Make dishes such as beef tenderloin filets, grilled polenta, long grain rice and more!
    • Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with your food at the end of class
    • Celebrate a special occasion or anniversary in a memorable way
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    30 positive reviews
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    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner 2

    (30)
    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." "• Virginia Woolf We agree. During this couple's romantic cooking class, you'll receive guided instruction in the kitchen and share a delicious meal with a group of couples -- prepared by YOU! Bring a nice bottle of wine to enjoy at the end of class to make this a truly romantic night out -- and a great alternative to the predictable dinner and a movie. You'll make tasty dishes like: Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Red Wine Sauce and Kalamata Olive Tapenade, Sautéed Swiss Chard with Champagne Vinegar, Sautéed Chicken Breast with Lemon Caper Sauce, Roasted Garlic Shallot Mashed Potatoes with Thyme, and Individual Molten Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise! Lickin' your chops yet?
    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner 2

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Spend a romantic evening out during a couples cooking class
    • Make dishes such as rib eye steak, sauteed chicken breasts, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and more!
    • Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with your food at the end of class
    • Celebrate a special occasion or anniversary in a memorable way
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    30 positive reviews
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    Handmade Pasta Making Class

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    Get back to your cooking roots with Cook LA's Fresh Handmade Pasta Class! In this basic course, you'll learn to make your own handmade pasta and sauce with a seasoned professional guiding you along the way. Your menu will include pumpkin or fresh spinach and ricotta ravioli (with brown butter sage), Fettuccine Al Pomodoro Sauce, and a seasoned side salad. Add to the experience with wine tasting or bring your own bottle to share with no corkage fee. All skills levels are welcome to try their hand at this handmade culinary adventure.
    Handmade Pasta Making Class

    10938 Ventura Blvd, Studio City

    • Learn to make delicious handmade pasta dough and sauce
    • Gain confidence in your cooking skills with pumpkin or fresh spinach ricotta ravioli
    • Taste Fettuccine Al Pomodoro Sauce and a seasonal salad on the side
    • Sip as you simmer with wine tasting available
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    6 positive reviews
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    Bread Baking Fundamentals

    (30)
    Looking for new and exciting ways to bring home the bread? You'll be rolling in the dough after this baking workshop! Designed for bakers of all levels, this is an especially great way for novice bakers to pick up the basics of making delicious homemade breads. You'll cover quick-and-easy techniques for on-the-fly baked goods, whether it be for a small meal or a big dinner party. And when the cooking is done, you'll dig into your creations, pairing them with complimentary jellies and jams! Recipes include: Pain de Ménage (Country Bread), Brioche-Style Bread, Traditional Baguettes, Focaccia Bread, Cheese and Garlic Flatbread, Hamburger Buns, and Easy White/Wheat Bread. We like ours with the crust cut off, please.
    Bread Baking Fundamentals

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Learn to bake a range of delicious homemade breads during a hands-on workshop
    • Master a variety of recipes that are quick and easy to replicate
    • Develop baking skills and confidence in a supportive learning environment
    • Enjoy tasting your creations after the work is done and socializing with fellow foodies
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    30 positive reviews
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    Couples Romantic Cooking

    (30)
    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." "• Virginia Woolf We agree. During this couple's romantic cooking class, you'll receive guided instruction in the kitchen and share a delicious meal with a group of couples -- prepared by YOU! Bring a luxurious bottle of wine to enjoy at the end of class to make this a truly romantic night out -- and a great alternative to the predictable dinner and a movie! Some of the dishes you'll make include: Rosemary and Oregano-Spiced Lamb Loin Chops, Herb-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Homemade Fettuccine Pasta, and more! Lickin' your chops yet?
    Couples Romantic Cooking

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Spend a romantic evening out during a couples cooking class
    • Make dishes such as lamb chops, striped bass, homemade pasta, and more!
    • Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with your food at the end of class
    • Celebrate a special occasion or anniversary in a memorable way
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    30 positive reviews
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    Favorite Fish Recipes

    (30)
    Looking to dish on fish with some foodies? Then don't let this opportunity swim away! You'll be covering all things fish, so this a great chance for cooks of all levels to expand their kitchen repertoire, demystify the art of cooking fish, and learn some tasty and healthy new recipes! In this class you'll be introduced to such fundamentals as shopping for fish, safe storage, and proper handling. Later on you'll also cover butchery, butter poaching, stovetop smoking, steaming, frying, and more! On the menu are Sesame-Crusted White Fish Filets with Lemon Cilantro Sauce; Indian Pastry-Wrapped Tilapia Fillets with Herbs and Cooked Tomato, Turmeric, Clove, Ginger, and Cardamom Chutney; Rosemary, Dill, and Thyme-Smoked Salmon Filets with Spicy Garlic Aioli; Sauteed Teriyaki-Style Fish Fillets with Homemade Teriyaki-Sake Glaze; and Panko-Crusted Cod Fillets with Lemon Zest, Oregano, Red Pepper Flakes, Old Bay Seasoning, and Chili Powder. And of course when the cooking is done, the gorging will commence! If you think this class is too good to be true, we don't blame you. It definitely seems a little fishy.
    Favorite Fish Recipes

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Demystify the art of cooking fish during this culinary workshop
    • Make a variety of tasty fish dishes using gourmet ingredients
    • Learn to shop for, safely handle, store, and prepare fish
    • Enjoy scarfing down your creations in class and socializing with other foodies
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    30 positive reviews
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    Couples Cooking Night

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    You and your sweetheart are in desperate need of a change of pace. If you have to bring in another weekend at your favorite diner with cheap beers and $5 tater tots to share, you're going to lose it. Well, it's time to rekindle the fire with The Gourmandise School! During a fun 3-hour cooking class, you'll have the opportunity to prepare a delectable meal with your one and only. Your chef will guide you in cooking up delicious foods corresponding with the theme of the night! Summer in France, Indian Dates, and Tapas are just few of the many exotic Couples Nights that await! At the end of the class, you'll have long-lasting memories and delicious recipes to take home with you. And of course you'll get to enjoy the mouthwatering meal you prepared out of love!
    Couples Cooking Night

    395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica

    • Change up your date night routine with this romantic 3-hour cooking class
    • Take away delicious recipes to try at home
    • Work up an appetite by the end of the class and savor the fruits of your labor
    • Make one-of-a-kind memories with your one and only
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    24 positive reviews
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    Artisan Bread Workshop

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    Tired of loafing around? Here's a class any serious bread lover "kneads" to check out! Say goodbye to packaged breads. Under the guidance of an experienced baker, you'll make deliciously aromatic and fresh breads that will become instant staples of your home kitchen. You'll learn about four different styles of dough will be featured, and professional techniques such as delayed fermentatinon. In the process, you'll handcraft braided challah, ciabatta, focaccia, and classic french baguettes! You'll even learn to make a chocolate babka. Plus, the creative kitchen setting maintained by PREP Kitchen Essentials is not only a great environment to learn in, it's also a great social setting to meet some new dough-eyed friends!
    Artisan Bread Workshop

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Learn to handcraft and bake artisan breads during a culinary workshop
    • Master 4 different styles of dough and various professional techniques
    • Make braided challah, ciabatta, focaccia, and french baguettes
    • Work alongside fellow foodies in a creative kitchen environment
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    8 positive reviews
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    Basic Knife Skills

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    When you're preparing your meals, do you spend more time trying to avoid your fingers than focusing on the type of cut you're making? In this class you'll begin to cut like the pros as you learn how to Chop, Slice, Julienne, and Dice vegetables quickly and efficiently. You will explore the more complicated Brunoise, Paysanne, Batonnet and Tourne knife cuts as you feel more confident. This is a great class to add variety to your dishes and improve your skills in the kitchen. Leave with a ton of new tricks up your sleeve to show off at your next dinner party!
    Basic Knife Skills

    150 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia

    • Learn how to Chop, Slice, Julienne and Dice vegetables quickly and efficiently
    • Explore the more complicated Brunoise, Paysanne, Batonnet and Tourne knife cuts
    • Get more confident in your knife skills and create more variety in your everyday dishes
    • Follow the careful instruction of a trained chef to perfect your technique
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    43 positive reviews
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    Basic Knife Skills

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    So you've just received a new knife set -- or you've had one sitting in your kitchen for a while -- but you don't really know the purpose of each one. Now's your chance to learn -- take a stab at it with this knife skills class! Learn how professionals chop, dice, slice and Julienne items quickly and efficiently. Chef Eric shows you knife-holding grips, different cuts, and how to choose, sharpen, hone and care for your knives. Learn to cut with ease and then advance to more complicated and decorative Brunoise, Paysanne, Batonnet and Tourne cuts. Everything looks and tastes better when ingredients are cut uniformly, cooked evenly and are presented beautifully. You'll work with vegetables, cut chicken breasts off the bone, and see a demonstration of de-boning a whole chicken. Oh, and you can eat your delicious meal at the end of class! Anyway you cut it, this class is going to be a winner!
    Basic Knife Skills

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Learn proper kitchen knife skills and the uses of different knives
    • Discover techniques to chop, dice, slice, and julienne foods quickly and efficiently
    • Practice complicated cuts like Brunoise, Paysanne, Batonnet and more!
    • Pick up a great new school to impress all your guests and friends
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    30 positive reviews

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